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Ning Network Creators: 10,000 Strong Contest

When we announced the launch of Ning Network Creators in November, we knew we’d be successful. We knew that many thousands of creative and helpful NCs would sign up to share advice and tips with other NCs, but whenever you launch something new, it’s hard to know how quickly it will grow and be adopted. Creators is four months old today, and we’ll soon be welcoming our 10,000th member. We’re delighted that Creators has been so warmly received and useful to everyone who’s joined.

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VeloReviews Uses Social Media Smarts to Build Participation

I’m in the market for a bicycle. I have a new job, which requires a bit of a commute. Why not keep in shape and weave through San Francisco city traffic faster than most cars?

Unfortunately, I have no idea what kind of bike I need. Bikes are way more complicated and sophisticated than they were even ten years ago. While stumbling through Google looking for reliable reviews on bikes, I happened upon a site with some great bike reviews. What’s interesting about this site, VeloReviews, is that they have a way of identifying legitimate customer reviews and weeding out any that appear to be fake or posted by anyone who might have a stake in gaming a review system. Simply put, they have a way to bring more reliable customer reviews to people like me, and that’s very valuable.

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Say It Loud, Say It Proud: We Love Birds

There are a gaggle of Ning Networks devoted to animal conservation. There’s lions and tigers and bears — and just about every other natural wonder you can imagine. It’s nice to see so many Ning Networks coming together to celebrate and support animal-related causes.

One of the newest is WeLoveBirds, a site for bird lovers of every stripe to come together and share their passion for our ornithological friends. Members are encouraged to not only celebrate birds, but also to advocate for ways to protect our fine feathered friends and their habitats.

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